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Free Tools Collaboration, Knowledge Organisation and CommunicationCurrent Toolbox and Pedagogies<br /> Ian Quartermaine<br...
CMS<br />CMS - Content or Course Management System<br /><ul><li>  Provides the mechanisms and work flows for non-programme...
  Examples (school servers):
Sharepoint (MS)
Moodle (Open source)
Blackboard
StudyWiz
Masterfile
Desire to Learn
EduKate
 Options in the cloud :
 WIKIs  Eg.  WikispacesMy Wikispaces
  Hosted versions of main    CMSs </li></li></ul><li>CMS<br />Content or Course Management System<br />                   ...
Delicious http://delicious.com/ Hosted bookmark organisation tool<br /><ul><li> Bookmarks not attached to local browser in...
 Allows import of local bookmarks from IE or Firefox
 Allows output of bookmarks as a backup
 Provides hosted organisation by Tags
 CTRL D and tag every time you find a site
 Can also use delicious tags with other tools Eg. iGoogle</li></li></ul><li>Delicious Hosted bookmark organisation tool<br...
Organisation based on meta tags supplied by the user at time of tagging
Embed script generated by Delicious based on any combination of   tags   (Settings >>> Link Rolls)
Script  always reflects current state of your bookmark collection</li></ul>Get script<br />Demo updated bookmarks( Interna...
iGooglePersonal (Portal) Organisation tool<br />Alternatives : PageFlakes, Protopage, Google Reader, FriendFeed<br />
iGoogle<br />“Add stuff”<br />Delicious gadget<br />Google Gadgets<br />
Google Gadgets for CMShttp://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open <br />Simply pick your gadget, obtain script and embed....
Outlook gadget
Wikipedia & Dictionary gadgets
Quote gadgets – “Shakespearean Insult”
Art gadgets
Time, conversion and weather gadgets
Network analysis gadgets</li></li></ul><li>Google Gadgetshttp://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open <br />RSS Feed gadge...
Pick your gadget, add the XML feed address  Eg. NY Times - http://www.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/Technology.xmland c...
Script added to  Content Editor web part</li></li></ul><li>GoogleDocshttp://docs.google.com/<br />         3 X office type...
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  1. 1. Free Tools Collaboration, Knowledge Organisation and CommunicationCurrent Toolbox and Pedagogies<br /> Ian Quartermaine<br />Head of Learning Technologies<br />John Paul College<br />
  2. 2. CMS<br />CMS - Content or Course Management System<br /><ul><li> Provides the mechanisms and work flows for non-programmers to build web based work spaces
  3. 3. Examples (school servers):
  4. 4. Sharepoint (MS)
  5. 5. Moodle (Open source)
  6. 6. Blackboard
  7. 7. StudyWiz
  8. 8. Masterfile
  9. 9. Desire to Learn
  10. 10. EduKate
  11. 11. Options in the cloud :
  12. 12. WIKIs Eg. WikispacesMy Wikispaces
  13. 13. Hosted versions of main CMSs </li></li></ul><li>CMS<br />Content or Course Management System<br /> Content Editor web part<br /> Pictures & Rich text<br />Embedded script from numerous Web 2.0 services<br />
  14. 14. Delicious http://delicious.com/ Hosted bookmark organisation tool<br /><ul><li> Bookmarks not attached to local browser installation (In the cloud)
  15. 15. Allows import of local bookmarks from IE or Firefox
  16. 16. Allows output of bookmarks as a backup
  17. 17. Provides hosted organisation by Tags
  18. 18. CTRL D and tag every time you find a site
  19. 19. Can also use delicious tags with other tools Eg. iGoogle</li></li></ul><li>Delicious Hosted bookmark organisation tool<br />Link Rolls<br /><ul><li>Best way to keep course bookmarks up to date and organised
  20. 20. Organisation based on meta tags supplied by the user at time of tagging
  21. 21. Embed script generated by Delicious based on any combination of tags (Settings >>> Link Rolls)
  22. 22. Script always reflects current state of your bookmark collection</li></ul>Get script<br />Demo updated bookmarks( Internal link) <br />Also Ultimate Guide to Delicious<br />
  23. 23. iGooglePersonal (Portal) Organisation tool<br />Alternatives : PageFlakes, Protopage, Google Reader, FriendFeed<br />
  24. 24. iGoogle<br />“Add stuff”<br />Delicious gadget<br />Google Gadgets<br />
  25. 25. Google Gadgets for CMShttp://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open <br />Simply pick your gadget, obtain script and embed.... <br />Examples<br /><ul><li>Delicious
  26. 26. Outlook gadget
  27. 27. Wikipedia & Dictionary gadgets
  28. 28. Quote gadgets – “Shakespearean Insult”
  29. 29. Art gadgets
  30. 30. Time, conversion and weather gadgets
  31. 31. Network analysis gadgets</li></li></ul><li>Google Gadgetshttp://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open <br />RSS Feed gadgets<br /><ul><li>Search for “rss” at http://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open
  32. 32. Pick your gadget, add the XML feed address Eg. NY Times - http://www.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/Technology.xmland copy the generated script
  33. 33. Script added to Content Editor web part</li></li></ul><li>GoogleDocshttp://docs.google.com/<br /> 3 X office type applications and automated forms in the cloud.<br /><ul><li>Allows ready collaboration by students & teacher with the only requirement being to have a Google Account.</li></li></ul><li>GoogleDocs - Presentation http://docs.google.com/<br /><ul><li> final presentations can be published to public or kept private
  34. 34. script generated to embed presentation
  35. 35. MS Powerpoints can be imported</li></li></ul><li>GoogleDocs - Presentation http://docs.google.com/<br />Used by teachers to collaborate on pedagogy. Recent examples involve the setting up of a blank presentation and then each teacher adds a slide with their input.<br />Example: Twenty-One Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom<br />Example: Forty Two Interesting Ways to use Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom <br /> Example: 30 Interesting Ways* to use Wordle in the Classroom - Google Docs<br />http://www.wordle.net/<br />Example: 29 Inspiring YouTube videos <br />
  36. 36. GoogleDocs - Forms http://docs.google.com/<br /><ul><li> Easy way to survey and gather feedback
  37. 37. Links to both the survey form and the results table are easily linked </li></li></ul><li>GoogleDocs - Forms http://docs.google.com/<br /><ul><li> Easily embedded in CMs or WIKI - Example</li></ul>Simple Wikispaces Example<br />
  38. 38. Google Mapshttp://maps.google.com.au/<br /><ul><li> Any activity or topic that involves a geographic distribution can be enhanced by a collaborative Map
  39. 39. Embed script for CMS</li></li></ul><li>Google Mapshttp://maps.google.com.au/<br />Embed (Paste Embed script Eg. YouTube)<br />Rich text - Insert Pictures (Paste URL)<br />Hyperlinks(Paste URL)<br />
  40. 40. Google Mapshttp://maps.google.com.au/<br />Note - Google Account required.<br />
  41. 41. Google Mapshttp://maps.google.com.au/<br /> Pedagogy - Examples<br /><ul><li> IB- ITGS –Case Study – International Offices exercise
  42. 42. Junior English - Rabbit Proof Fence Activity
  43. 43. IB- English – Canonical Literature - Walkabout</li></li></ul><li>Comic Productionhttp://pixton.com/uk/ <br />Option 1<br />Pedagogy Example Students were asked to design cartoons that express some of the dilemmas of Artificial Intelligence research <br />More examples...<br />
  44. 44. Comic Production<br />http://comic-life.en.softonic.com/<br />Option 2 – Comic Life<br />
  45. 45. Option 2 – Comic Life<br />
  46. 46. EtherPadhttp://etherpad.com/<br /><ul><li> Don’t even need an account – just “Create Public Pad” and send the URL
  47. 47. User opens URL and then simply starts editing and is identified by a different coloured text
  48. 48. Pedagogy Example Social Ethical Issue Discussion onPeople & Machines</li></li></ul><li>EtherPadhttp://etherpad.com/<br /><ul><li> Import and export options
  49. 49. Chat window</li></li></ul><li>Wallwisherhttp://www.wallwisher.com/ <br />“Walls” are collaborative spaces where different “sticky” notes can be posted. In the following exercise students placed notes representing different applications of IT for scientific purposes<br />
  50. 50. Wallwisherhttp://www.wallwisher.com/ <br />Build a new wall<br />Embed finished product<br />
  51. 51. CmapTools Installed Program Concept/Mind maps <br />http://cmap.ihmc.us/download/<br />
  52. 52. Cmap Toolshttp://cmap.ihmc.us/download/ Concept/Mind maps <br /><ul><li> Basics – Video Help</li></li></ul><li>Cmap Tools Concept/Mind maps <br /><ul><li> Images & Sound – Help video</li></li></ul><li>Bubbl.ushttp://www.bubbl.us Collaborative Mind maps Alternative Web Tool - MindMiester<br /><ul><li>Students produced a map to outline Case study issues and solutions
  53. 53. Example includes hyperlinks to GoogleDoc presentation for solutions
  54. 54. Embedded in in group WIKI</li></ul>Embed code<br />
  55. 55. Bubbl.ushttp://www.bubbl.us<br /><ul><li> Invite “friends”
  56. 56. Give access</li></li></ul><li>CoverItLiveLive blogginghttp://www.coveritlive.com/ <br /><ul><li> Create a session
  57. 57. Obtain chat window script and embed in page
  58. 58. Launch the session
  59. 59. Each instance of the page is a unique chat window for the that user
  60. 60. You must moderate comments as they come in
  61. 61. After live session finishes the script remains in place in replay mode for future reference</li></ul>Used as peer feedback mechanism and discussion space<br />
  62. 62. Quick Tips Free Applications<br /> Client - Based <br /><ul><li>Photo presentation & organisation – Picassa 3
  63. 63. Photo & Image editing (Poor man’s Photoshop) – Gimp
  64. 64. Sound recording/editing/ and export - Audacity
  65. 65. Screen Sequence Capture (inc. Audio input) – Jing or Camstudio
  66. 66. Digital Story Telling – PhotostoryWeb-based
  67. 67. Web conferencing – DimDim & Vyew</li></ul>Used as peer feedback mechanism and discussion space<br />
  68. 68. Resource Sites of Interest<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />http://www.ted.com/<br />http://twapperkeeper.com/<br />
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